Astros 9, Rangers 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 9 12 1
Texas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 5 7 0
WP: R. Rosario (1-0)
LP: I. Valdes (6-3)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Houston
-C. Biggio homered to left
Bot 1st: Texas
-A. Rodriguez grounded out to second, C. Everett scored, H. Blalock to third
Top 2nd: Houston
-B. Ausmus hit sacrifice fly to left, R. Hidalgo scored
Top 3rd: Houston
-R. Hidalgo homered to center, J. Bagwell scored
Top 4th: Houston
-J. Vizcaino singled to right, A. Everett scored, C. Biggio to third
-J. Bagwell doubled to left, C. Biggio and J. Vizcaino scored, J. Bagwell to third advancing on throw
Top 5th: Houston
-B. Ausmus singled to left, R. Hidalgo scored, O. Merced to second
Top 6th: Houston
-J. Bagwell homered to left
Bot 7th: Texas
-D. Glanville safe at first on third baseman M. Ensberg's fielding error, M. Teixeira scored
Bot 8th: Texas
-H. Blalock homered to right center
-R. Palmeiro homered to right, A. Rodriguez scored
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Biggio cf 3 2 1 1 0 1 4 .277
   B. Hunter cf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260
J. Vizcaino 2b 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 .242
J. Bagwell 1b 5 2 3 3 0 0 1 .278
L. Berkman lf 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .285
R. Hidalgo rf 5 3 3 2 0 1 0 .310
M. Ensberg 3b 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .319
O. Merced dh 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .260
B. Ausmus c 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 .212
A. Everett ss 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .252
 Totals 38 9 12 9 1 5 14  
 Batting
2B - R Hidalgo 2 (16, I Valdes 2); J Bagwell (16, I Valdes).
HR - C Biggio (9, 1st inning off I Valdes 0 on, 0 Out), R Hidalgo (11, 3rd inning off I Valdes 1 on, 2 Out), J Bagwell (13, 6th inning off J Powell 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - B Ausmus.
RBI - C Biggio (29), B Ausmus 2 (23), R Hidalgo 2 (34), J Vizcaino (17), J Bagwell 3 (31).
2-out RBI - R Hidalgo 2, J Vizcaino, J Bagwell 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 2, L Berkman 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - M Ensberg (2, ground ball).
 Texas
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Everett rf 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .280
H. Blalock 3b 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 .340
A. Rodriguez ss 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 .297
R. Palmeiro dh 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 .267
K. Mench lf 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .292
M. Teixeira 1b 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 .245
M. Young 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .318
E. Diaz c 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .249
D. Glanville cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .202
 Totals 35 5 7 4 2 7 15  
 Batting
2B - H Blalock (18, R Rosario); M Teixeira (10, R Rosario).
HR - H Blalock (12, 8th inning off R Stone 0 on, 0 Out), R Palmeiro (15, 8th inning off R Stone 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - A Rodriguez (43), H Blalock (44), R Palmeiro 2 (43).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Mench 2, H Blalock 1.
Team LOB - 6.
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
R. Rosario (W, 1-0) 6.0 4 2 1 2 4 0 1.50
R. Stone 1.0 2 3 3 0 1 2 3.24
B. Lidge 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.40
B. Wagner 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.91
 Texas
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
I. Valdes (L, 6-3) 4.0 10 8 8 0 1 2 5.43
J. Powell 2.0 2 1 1 1 3 1 10.38
F. Cordero 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.10
E. Ramirez 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.52
U. Urbina 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.07
WP - R Rosario, B Wagner.
HBP - C Biggio 2 (by I Valdes, E Ramirez); A Rodriguez (by R Stone).
Pitches-strikes - R Rosario 85-53; R Stone 20-12; B Lidge 12-8; B Wagner 19-12; I Valdes 65-46; J Powell 31-18; F Cordero 11-8; E Ramirez 16-12; U Urbina 9-6.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Rosario 3-11; R Stone 0-2; B Lidge 2-1; B Wagner 1-0; I Valdes 3-8; J Powell 2-1; F Cordero 2-1; E Ramirez 0-3; U Urbina 1-1.
Batters faced - R Rosario 24; R Stone 7; B Lidge 3; B Wagner 4; I Valdes 23; J Powell 9; F Cordero 3; E Ramirez 4; U Urbina 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Brian Gorman. 1B--Bruce Dreckman. 2B--Brian Runge. 3B--Ed Montague.
Time: 2:47.
Attendance: 44,072.
Weather: 88 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, in from center.
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY HOUSTON'S CRAIG BIGGIO IN THE TOP OF THE FIRST INNING LED OFF THE GAME.

Updated on Saturday, Jun 21, 2003 11:04 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Houston
J. Bagwell J. Bagwell
3-5, 1 HR
3 RBI
 Texas
H. Blalock H. Blalock
3-5, 1 HR
1 RBI